Grand Prix History in Scale Models

2016, Eligor, Tata, Truck Racing

2016 Tata Prima 4038.S

Indian Tata company launched its heavy truck Prima in 2008. In order to promote the sales, Tata established T1 Tata Prima Truck Racing Championship in 2014.  The T1 championship lasted for four seasons, in 2014 – 2017. Actually it was just a single event series which was held in the second half of March each year at Buddh International Circuit situated in National Capital Region at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The championship consisted of two parts – first for invited international drivers (from BTRC or ETRC), and second, which was held in 2016-17,  for local drivers, who, generally was a selection of usual truck drivers with no racing experience, but completed the intensive training program.

The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship races featured 12 Tata Prima purpose built racing trucks, divided among six teams. The color scheme of the trucks was unified, but differed from year to year. International races consisted of training, qualifying and two heats – shorter one was called Sprint Race or Super-Qualifying in various editions of the event,  and the longer one was the Main Race or the  Final Race.  In the first edition of the championship the final standings were defined by the sum of points scored in two races. In next three editions driver who won the finals race was declared a champion.  The part for local drivers had different format with shorter races. International drivers were divided into teams, represented Tata partners. Trucks of each team had specific color scheme. The color scheme of the trucks used in national races was unified.

The scale model  of Tata Prima  race truck was produced by Eligor and represents the truck raced in 2016 event in national races.

The details about the car and the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship.

2016T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship
Driver No.Entrant
Scale ManufacturerCollection
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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